As part of our educational philosophy, we provide thought leadership on a range of topics relevant to industry professionals and anyone who loves beauty. Here, you’ll find trends, industry news, tutorials, and tips for spa treatments and at-home care.
Let’s Talk About Aging
Sigh. Aging. It’s a completely natural and expected part of life…until it happens to you. It seemed incomprehensible when you were bouncing energetically through your younger years with effortlessly supple skin, gliding on new makeup trends and snapping photos without a second thought about the lighting. But after a while, unbeknownst to you, the amount […]Read More
How to Care for Dry Skin
Everyone’s skin is a little different. You have probably heard terms like dry, oily, and combination used to describe different skin types. Today, we’ll be discussing dry skin! When the weather gets colder and the air gets drier, it becomes increasingly more important to nourish skin and keep it hydrated and healthy. Use the tips […]Read More
Caring for Oily, Breakout-Prone Skin
Do you have oily, breakout-prone skin? If so, some of the products you’re using to get a smoother complexion may be working against you. Using medicated creams and soaps or harsh exfoliants in your daily skin care routine can lead to more breakouts. Instead, you should use products that address the root of your skin […]Read More
How to Give Yourself an At-Home Facial
It’s always important to carve out some “me time,” no matter how crazy life gets. To help you reduce stress, and practice self-care at home, we’ve broken down the steps for you to give yourself an at-home facial! Before beginning your facial, it’s crucial to set the right ambiance. Put your phone down, play […]Read Full Post
Hands Deserve the Spa Treatment, Too!
Your hands have taken the brunt of all the extra washing and sanitizing the past few months, and although Christine Valmy hand sanitizers are specially formulated to help moisturize instead of dry your skin, it’s inevitable that your hands will need a little extra TLC these days. Our resident expert, Ms. Brenda, shared her recipe […]Read More
How to Steam Your Face Without a Steamer
When life gets busy, it can be difficult to regularly visit your esthetician to keep your skin healthy and glowing, but you can still enjoy the benefits of a relaxing facial at home. While most of us have a plethora of masks, serums, and cleansers on hand, fewer of us have the tools that make […]Read Full Post
How to Make an Antioxidant Mask
What can antioxidants do for your skin? Antioxidants are vitamins, minerals and enzymes that can help prevent and repair damage to your body’s tissue. Antioxidants do this by slowing or preventing the effects of free radicals, which start oxidation. This is why it’s important to constantly replenish your supply of antioxidants to avoid damage from […]Read Full Story
What Makeup Styles Look Best on Your Face Shape?
We’ve all been there. Your Instagram is exploding with a new makeup trend that you can’t wait to wear. But when you assemble your products and try it out, you’re disappointed with your makeup look. Those less-than-stellar results might have nothing to do with your application skills or the products you picked. Your face […]Read Full Story